Profile Summary

Medical Qualification: MBBS, MS (General Surgery) & DNB (Surgical Gastroenterology) 

Designation at JHRC: Consultant, Gastrointestinal Surgery 

Years of experience: 13 years 

Areas of expertise:  

  • Surgery for Liver tumours, pancreatic and Bile duct cancers
  • Pancreatitis
  • Chronic liver disease and Portal Hypertension
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux disease
  • Cancers of Stomach, Intestine, Colon and Rectum
  • Gall bladder diseases
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Benign Colorectal diseases


Dr Vivek Shetty is a Consultant Gastrointestinal, Hepato-pancreato-biliary and Liver transplant surgeon with more than 13 years of experience. 

Dr Shetty completed his post-graduation training from KEM Hospital, and have assisted in and performed complex general surgical procedures under expert guidance. He also gained significant experience in managing trauma and emergency General and Gastrointestinal conditions.

Dr Vivek completed his speciality training in Surgical Gastroenterology at Jaslok Hospital, a major tertiary care and referral institute in Mumbai. Here, he has assisted and performed several major hepato-biliary, pancreatic and colorectal procedures, surgeries for abdominal trauma, advanced Laparoscopic procedures, GI emergencies and in liver transplantation. He has also managed patients with acute pancreatitis, liver failure, post-operative complications and critically ill patients. He has also been actively involved in academic programmes including case presentations, journal club, and training of junior doctors at graduate and postgraduate level.

After completion of his course in surgical gastroenterology he continued to work at Jaslok Hospital & has assisted in several liver transplants in both cadaveric and live donors. He has also been involved in their preoperative workup and postoperative management.

His areas of special interest are Surgeries for Liver and Biliary cancers and Surgeries for Pancreatic tumours. He also interested in using Laparoscopic and Minimal access surgical techniques in complex surgeries with the goal of reducing the morbidity of major surgery.

Awards & Publications:

  • Posterior Anal Transposition for Ano-Rectal Malformation with Imperforate Anus in Adults: Is as Safe and effective as in neonates (At the Association of Colo-rectal Surgeons of India Conference 2015 (ACRSICON) National level

  • Long term outcomes of Surgery in Chronic Pancreatitis: Poster presented at the IHPBA conference in Geneva 2018

  • Undiagnosed Hepatic Tuberculosis Presenting With Intraabdominal Rupture and Hemoperitoneum, Requiring Urgent Hepatic Resection. J Clin Exp Hepatol. 2021 Jul-Aug;11(4):506-510. doi: 10.1016/j.jceh.2020.09.004. Epub 2020 Oct 24. PMID: 34276156; PMCID: PMC8267355

  • Posterior anal transposition for recto-vestibular fistula with imperforate anus in adults: Is as safe and effective as in neonates, Apollo Medicine, Volume 12, Supplement 1, 2015

  • Co-author of chapter on “Brain Death” in Textbook Of Liver Transplantation 1/E, 2023 By Chirag J Desai



  • Member of the Indian Medical Association (IMA)

  • Member of Association of surgeons of India (ASI)

  • Member of Indian Chapter of International HepatoPancreaticoBiliary Association (IHPBA)

  • Member of Liver Transplant Society of India (LTSI)

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